Boston Transportation

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  • 1. T / subway

    Boston has a modest and reasonably efficient public transportation system known as "The T." The primary means to pay your fare is with Charlie tickets (somewhat similar to Metro tickets in Washington...

  • 2. Amtrak Train

    If you are thinking about travelling by train from Boston to the other cities, firstly make sure you know which train station it leaves from (North or South Station). Secondly make sure you know the...

  • 3. By Airplane

    my fave airline (since norhtwest got absorbed by it 5 years ago). Well in this age of very competitive aviation from the Legacy carriers and the Low Cost Carrier, the only Legacy Carrier Left Standing...

  • 4. Driving

    Driving to Boston is quite easy for us, but getting around Boston is a bit tricky. Many people would recommend parking your car someplace central and then taking the T or walking, as the driving in...

  • 5. Bus Service

    There are many choices of arrival into Boston from NYC, and the bus seems to be one of the more economical ways, especially with the price of gas these days. We wanted to visit Boston from NYC but...

  • 6. Taxi Cabs

    Around Boston you will find may taxi's. We parked our car at an inexpensive parking garage (more on that later) and we used taxis a few times during our way around town. The taxis are pretty...

  • 7. Commuter Rail

    We caught the commuter rail a couple of times during our trip. Once to get to Bridgewater State Uni to visit our daughter and once to get to Salem for a day trip out of town. You can catch the T from...

  • 8. Water Shuttles

    For a city struck out into the Atlantic on a peninsular of land, it's not surprising to find Boston has ferry services to shuttle people from one place to another. The ferry services form part of the...

  • 9. Trolley Tours

    I have not personally taken a Trolley Tour Bus in Boston or in any city (other than San Francisco and Newport), simply put, I prefer to walk. But the Trolley Tour Bus seems to be a perfect way to...

  • 10. Walking

    Walking is our preferred way to exploring a city. I do love to walk and exploring a city by foot is the best way to see as much or as little as we want. We can do a bit of shopping, grab a drink or...

  • 11. Cruise Liners

    at the Busy Seaport District of Boston, where the Boston Convention an Exhibition Center is located, sits the Black Falcon Cruise Terminal. This large terminal handles all the various Cruise Ships...

  • 12. Duck Tours

    The Duck Tours offer guided tours of Boston and "what makes Boston the birthplace of freedom and the city of firsts." The lines were pretty long to get on one of these and I did notice that the...

  • 13. Carriage Rides

    We saw a couple of these carriages in a few locations, namely in the area of State street near the Black Rose as well as near the aquarium. I can't actually...

  • 14. By Car

    why go on Car rental if you have friends willing to take you around the famous sights of boston hehehe. Since I was here for 1 week, 2 of these were with my...

  • 15. Avis Rental at Logan Airport

    I had a very good experience renting a car at Logan Airport in Boston through Avis. The bus was prompt in picking us up, they gave me a free upgrade to a much...

  • 16. Ramada Inn and Comfort Inn Courtesy Shuttle

    Ramada and Comfort Inn Hotels are far from downtown boston at 4 miles south in south boston but they are the cheapest hotels in boston area and they offer...

  • 17. Parking Available

    There are parking places in the Boston downtown area. Be prepared for high cost, at least from a Midwestern price point. Down at the wharf area, it is $16 a...

  • 18. Vehicle

    The main arteries coming form downtown are I-90 Turnpike. and I-95 and I-93. There is no real belt loop to get around the suburbs, so traffic can congest when...

  • 19. Zipit with a Zipcar!

    If you live in Boston and don't own or car or if you visit Boston and are a member, a Zipcar is a wonderful way to get around. I've been a member for almost...


    This easy to use website will tell you how to get from your starting to finishing point by public transportation and taxi. It will give you an estimate on how...

  • 21. Mattapan Line

    Any rail fan who visits Boston owes it to him/herself to catch the Red Line out to Ashmont and ride the Mattapan line. A throwback to another era, the Mattapan...

  • 22. Public transportation

    Boston has an extensive subway and bus system that can get you to almost every tourist location. Locals call the subway the T - you can find the stops by large...

  • 23. Trams/Tube

    I think they called in the Subway?? but parts of it that we travelled on were like trams.It is a very cheap means of transportation and real quick too.Boston is...

  • 24. Zakim Bridge

    Driving North out of Boston on Rt 93 we were able to cross Boston's newest bridge, the Zakim Bridge . An interesting structure, it looks more like a sculpture...

  • 25. MBTA

    SERVICE ALERT: Green Line Train Service will run to North Station. For passengers seeking service to Science Park and Lechmere, substitute bus service will run...

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There's one simple rule for driving in Boston:  Don't do it.  The traffic and helter-skelter street pattern confounds even the locals.  The good news is, the city is very...

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